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Supreme Court May Determine Fate of Forced Unionism

posted by Guest contributor | July 06, 2015, 10:37 AM

By Conner Dunleavy


Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that it will take up the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case. This landmark case challenges the ability of unions to collect dues from employees who may not wish to be a part of the union or object to the use of their dues on issues which they fundamentally disagree with. This case lays out a First Amendment freedom of speech challenge to the long standing forced unionism policy.

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AAE’s Top 7 Back-to-School Tips

posted by Guest contributor | July 06, 2015, 12:00 AM

By Conner Dunleavy


The new school year will be here before we know it! Many teachers are already counting down the days until classes begin again and it’s time for teachers to start focusing on the road ahead.


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Book Review: In Defense of a Liberal Education

posted by Melissa | June 17, 2015, 12:52 PM


In the clamor surrounding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education and the importance of preparing students for a tech-centered world, some stakeholders may be tempted to push other subjects aside.  This would be a mistake, argues Fareed Zakaria in his new book In Defense of a Liberal Education.


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